Space Instruments

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  • Art(ist)s in Space

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  • Space Instruments

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  • Panel: Art(ist)s in Space

    “Space Musical Instruments – Cosmical Seeds” a pair of musical instruments suitable for weightlessness, was selected by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to represent the theme of Cultural and Artistic Utilization of the International Space Station (ISS/Kibo). A metal artist, So Negishi and Ayako Ono developped the musical instruments together since 2009.The instruments were successfully launched on October 31, 2011. NASA astronaut Daniel C. Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, operated and played the instruments on the International Space Station (ISS) on February 10, 2012.

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